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AG FAIR ON ST. CROIX CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

Goats, cows, ducks, chickens, plants and the people who tend them – farmers – will all be present at the annual Agricultural and Food fair on St. Croix from Feb. 17 through Feb. 19.
And this year the gathering at Estate Lower Love will be even more special: It is the 30th anniversary of the event.
"This year we’re doing a lot of extra things," said Agriculture Commissioner Henry Schuster. "We’re building new bridges, ordering new tents. This is our 30th anniversary. We’re naming the grounds after Rudy Shulterbrandt, founder of the Ag Fair in 1971."
Visitors to the fair over Presidents Day weekend will not only be able to see a variety of livestock but will also be able to sample Caribbean foods, fruits and vegetables. Also featured will be music, crafts and tropical plants from farmers representing the territory, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other Caribbean islands.
This year’s theme is "V.I. Agriculture: Reflections of the Past, Visions of the Future."

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Goats, cows, ducks, chickens, plants and the people who tend them – farmers – will all be present at the annual Agricultural and Food fair on St. Croix from Feb. 17 through Feb. 19.
And this year the gathering at Estate Lower Love will be even more special: It is the 30th anniversary of the event.
"This year we’re doing a lot of extra things," said Agriculture Commissioner Henry Schuster. "We’re building new bridges, ordering new tents. This is our 30th anniversary. We’re naming the grounds after Rudy Shulterbrandt, founder of the Ag Fair in 1971."
Visitors to the fair over Presidents Day weekend will not only be able to see a variety of livestock but will also be able to sample Caribbean foods, fruits and vegetables. Also featured will be music, crafts and tropical plants from farmers representing the territory, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other Caribbean islands.
This year’s theme is "V.I. Agriculture: Reflections of the Past, Visions of the Future."